The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within IBM Lotus Software.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 246 244 230
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs citing Lotus 5 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.042% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.096% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 8
Average salary £22,000 £60,000 £33,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-63.33% +78.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £30,000 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £60,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £29,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -19.44%
Lotus
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2876 3128 3234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.80% 43.95% 44.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2273 2493 2748
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lotus across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lotus
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lotus across the North West region.

Lotus Salary Trend in the North West

Lotus
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 3 £25,000 -58.33%
Cheshire - 1 £18,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £22,000 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Lotus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lotus.

1 18 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 10 (55.56%) Dell
2 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 10 (55.56%) IBM
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 8 (44.44%) Cisco
4 8 (44.44%) Advertising
4 8 (44.44%) IronPort
4 8 (44.44%) Lync
4 8 (44.44%) AirWatch
5 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
5 7 (38.89%) MS Office
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (27.78%) Windows
7 5 (27.78%) HP
8 4 (22.22%) Local Government
8 4 (22.22%) VMware
8 4 (22.22%) Service Management
8 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (22.22%) OpenView
8 4 (22.22%) SLA
8 4 (22.22%) MCP
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (11.11%) Citrix

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Lotus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lotus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 8 (44.44%) Lync
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
General
1 8 (44.44%) Advertising
2 4 (22.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 8 (44.44%) Messaging Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Service Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Technician
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) iSeries
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Service Management
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Patch Management
4 1 (5.56%) Server Patching
4 1 (5.56%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) VBScript
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) MCP
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) AirWatch
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (22.22%) OpenView
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Dell
1 10 (55.56%) IBM
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) IronPort
4 5 (27.78%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 2 (11.11%) Sun
7 1 (5.56%) SAP